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The Victoria Pub

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Bar, British, Pub
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2 Watergate Row North | Chester, Chester CH1 2LD, England
+44 1244 347882
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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am from Australia and have never had a traditional English beef roast with the Yorkshire pudding before and this meal was beautiful! Could not complain about any aspect of it, good price, massive plateful and so tender. Emma, who was on the bar, was so friendly and delightful to deal with and all in a traditional English pub setting.... More 

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Thank blacksellsmash
Geelong, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wanted to take my sister to a traditional English pub for a meal, The Victoria was a wonderful choice, full of character, The meal was beautiful, a lovely roast on a cold Sunday Winters evening, Yorkshire pudd and all. The bar staff {Emma} was lovely and very welcoming, Well done the chef, my sister said she"s never had such... More 

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Thank rob246900
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful old pub, great food, friendly staff and a brilliant pint! 😄my husband and I had the beef and ale pie, WOW! Is all we can say !

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Thank Heidi F
Preston, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to Chester with my fiancé for my birthday and went to this pub for our lunch. We have been here about 2 years ago and wanted to come again. The inside is spotless and the staff at the bar were very friendly. Meal came to us very quickly and are very reasonably priced. Do try here if you... More 

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Thank beedog76
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality sandwiches served with crisps and salad. Fast, friendly and efficient service. Not cheap but reasonable value. As it was a cold day succumbed to jam sponge pudding and custard to follow, washed down with the mandatory pot of tea. Relaxed atmosphere and a very popular place judging by our visit.

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Thank dkmufcum
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not sure if this is the oldest pub on the Rows but it certainly qualifies. It stands just near the cross, look up the steps and you will find it at the end of the Rows. If you want good old fashioned English food then this is the place to go. I had the cottage pie and very... More 

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Thank Vince C
Preston, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

warm pub, good beer selection, nice menu and a few specials on the board. Appeared to be popular stop around lunch time. Food was fine, beers were good. Only thing stopping next mark up was... good number of attentive staff, but only one till, so most time standing at the bar waiting to pay becuase another member of staff is... More 

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Thank ASG-Preston
Toulouse, France
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164 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Typical with original food, nice meals served quicklly in the pittoresque town center. Nothing more, come and taste, boys are welcoming you in a calm pub.

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Thank Gourmand9000
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Had a friend over from london went to a few bars but you have to finish your night off at the vic all singing all dancing , bar staff have their little dance routines.very friendly a great night had by all

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Thank Helen F
Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Step back into the past. This is a fantastic pub, with an ambience full of old world charm. A wide selection of beers and a tempting menu. My wife said they served the best cappuccino she has ever tasted. I will be there whenever I am in that part of town - ten yards from the cross.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Watergate Row North | Chester, Chester CH1 2LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 347882

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?